ERIC Number: ED362418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Recycling Study Guide [Resource Packet].
Wisconsin State Dept. of Natural Resources, Madison.
This resource packet contains six documents developed by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources in order to help teachers infuse the environmental education topics of recycling and solid waste into social studies, art, English, health, mathematics, science, and environmental education classes. "Recycling Study Guide" contains 19 activities to help students in grades 4-12 understand where solid waste comes from, why it is a problem, and what can be done about it. "K-3 Supplement to the Recycling Study Guide" contains 11 activities for primary school students concerning recycling and solid waste, a glossary of terms, and a home recycling survey. "Nature's Recyclers Activity Guide" contains 19 class and home activities, games, crafts, songs, and skits to help teach people about natural recycling cycles in nature and the role people can play in recycling natural resources. "The Fourth 'R': An Action Booklet for Recycling in the Classroom and School" provides classroom, school, and community activities that enable students to practice recycling, reducing, and reusing to reinforce positive behaviors for dealing with waste. "Recycling: Facts and Figures" reports data from 1990 US Statistics concerning the volume of solid waste per person in Wisconsin, energy savings through recycling, trash trivia, and recycling codes for plastics. "Recycling Games and Quizzes" presents an assortment of word games, and matching and multiple choice tests about solid waste. (MDH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Ecology, Educational Games, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Handicrafts, Learning Activities, Outdoor Activities, Recycling, Solid Wastes, Study Guides, Tables (Data), Tests, Waste Disposal, Worksheets
Education Programs, Bureau of Information and Education, Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 7921, Madison, WI 53707.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Natural Resources, Madison.
Note: For related document for younger students, see SE 053 872.